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ISRN Ecology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 695492, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/695492
Research Article

Fish Species Richness in Lowland Streams with a Geothermal Input Phenomenon, Sarapiquí de Heredia, Costa Rica

LARNAVISI, Escuela de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Nacional, 86-3000 Heredia, Costa Rica

Received 26 December 2010; Accepted 26 January 2011

Academic Editor: L. Wang

Copyright © 2011 Jimena Golcher Benavides and Maurizzio Protti Quesada. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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